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Mission Statement:

The mission of the Ames Community Schools is to ensure that all learners develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes, values, and personal esteem necessary to grow in and shape a changing society.

AMS Belief Statements

We believe that Ames Middle School students and staff have the responsibility to support a caring environment, promote a sense of belonging, and encourage learning experiences which develop positive self-esteem.

We believe the Ames Middle School should meet the intellectual, social, physical, and emotional needs of sixth, seventh and eighth grade students.

We believe the needs of Ames Middle School students are best met within small communities of learners.

We believe that students and staff at Ames Middle School should respect the uniqueness of each individual and work cooperatively.

We believe that parent and community involvement is integral to a successful school program.

We believe that diverse teaching strategies empower teachers and students to create a flexible learning environment.

We believe in the value of an interdisciplinary approach to instruction.

We believe that students should be encouraged to become responsible for their own behavior, learning, and citizenship in a democratic society in preparation for integration into the global community.

We believe the Ames Middle School educational program emphasizes both the skills development and the understanding of the content necessary to promote lifelong learning.

Developed by Ames Middle School Staff
Fall, 1993. Revised Spring 2005.

AMS Office Hours :
Office Hours
Monday - Friday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm


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2015 -16
Supply List
Coming June 1

8th Grade Students and Parents:  

Thursday , May 21

8th Grade Celebration
1-3:00 pm

Monday May 25th

Memorial Day
No Classes

Tuesday, May 26

Last Day of Classes
Early Dismissel
1 :00 pm


New Students
Please see
Registration Information

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It is the policy of the Ames Community School District to maintain a nondiscriminatory environment in every aspect of the operation of the District. The District shall provide equal educational and employment opportunities without regard to color, sex, race, national origin, religion, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, disability, or socioeconomic status in its educational programs and activities or its employment and personnel policies. Dr. Tim Taylor, Superintendent, is the reporting officer for affirmative action, desegregation, and discrimination. Any questions should be directed to: Dr. Tim E. Taylor - Educational Services Center- 415 Stanton Ave.- Ames, IA 50014– (515) 268-6610

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